Freeze warning as temperatures are cool in Colorado. Temperatures will dip down to 31 degrees on Wednesday and down to 17 degrees on Thursday with a chance of snow. Plants will need to be covered at night to prevent freezing.
October is the TIME to get ready for winter. Sprinklers should be blown out to prevent frozen pipes. A wet system pipe will break due to freezing. Draining the system will prevent damage. All hoses should be removed from outdoor faucets.
Water expands when it freezes into ice. Unfortunately, water pipes don’t. This can lead to the pipe bursting and causing water damage to your home.
Here is an article with tips on “How to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes.
You can drain your sprinkler system yourself or high a professional company blowout and winterize your sprinkler system.